When it comes to paying coaches, Nebraska is now in the most competitive of neighborhoods

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green reiterated what he said in 2017, when frustration with Husker football flirted with apathy. Nebraska wants to be competitive. “We were very clear about that,” Green said. “We will live within our means, but we will do what it takes to be successful.”

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Bill Moos

“We were hiring Bill to really key in on raising, to a new level, our competitiveness,” UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green said reflecting on hiring A.D. Bill Moos. With Scott Frost and Fred Hoiberg, Moos seems to have succeeded.

Fred Hoiberg

Fred Hoiberg’s 2020 salary, including the stay bonus, would be third in the Big Ten behind Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Michigan’s John Beilein. Ahead of Indiana. Ahead of Maryland.

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